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Near Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brownlea Farms

National Register of Historic Places

— Founded March 4th 1887 —

 
 
Brownlea Farms Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
1. Brownlea Farms Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of and appreciation
for its founders and operators
John Cameron and Mary King Brown
John Edwin and Sarah Logan Brown
Edwin Logan and Mona Lewis Brown
Edwin Logan, Jr. and Wm. Lewis Brown

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical date for this entry is March 4, 1887.
 
Location. 38° 15.135′ N, 85° 12.009′ W. Marker is near Shelbyville, Kentucky, in Shelby County. Marker is on Eminence Pike (Kentucky Route 55) 0.6 miles north of Bellview Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2875 Eminence Pike, Shelbyville KY 40065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Station / Squire Boone (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Governor Augustus Owsley Stanley / Stanley-Casey House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lynching in Shelbyville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lynching in America / Lynching of Sam Pulliam (approx. 2.9 miles away); Reconstruction in America / Lynching of Reuben Dennis (approx. 2.9 miles
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away); Science Hill School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tevis Cottage (approx. 2.9 miles away); Squire Boone's Station, 1779 (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Also see . . .  Cameron Brown Farm (PDF). National Register nomination for the farm, which was listed in 1988. (National Register) (Submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Brownlea Farms Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, July 24, 2022
2. Brownlea Farms Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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